Pulse.com.gh logo
Go


AFRIMA VVIP, Diamond Platinumz, Flavour, others confirmed for 2016 All Africa Music Awards

Nominees from West Africa include D’banj, VVIP, Flavour, Tiwa Savage, Sakordie, Kiss Daniel. Aramide, Brymo, Clarence Peters, Dark Suburb, Phyno, Brymo, Wiyaala among others.

  • Published:
VVIP play

VVIP

Africa will be unstoppable at the 2016 All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, as the International Committee of AFRIMA in association with the Africa Union Commission (AUC) and the Official Host City, Lagos State reveals an unprecedented stellar line up of top billed African stars including AFRIMA 2016 nominees and multiple award-winning South African choral group, Soweto Choir who have confirmed attendance at the main awards ceremony in Nigeria on Sunday, November 6.

Billed to hold at the Eko Convention Centre, Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, the main awards ceremony is preceded by the AFRIMA Music Village, a concert event at the WaterFront, Bar Beach, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria. In addition to the 22-man Soweto Gospel Choir, AFRIMA 2016, tagged AFRIMA 3.0, will host over 352 African superstars during the award’s programme of events from November 4 to November 6.

Soweto Gospel Choir is unarguably the most decorated choral group in Africa, having won multiple awards including Grammy Award for Best Traditional World Music Album, “Blessed” and “African Spirit,” in 2007 and 2008 respectively. The 22-member choir ensembles blend elements of African gospel, Negro spirituals, Reggae and American Popular Music.

Confirming their performance at AFRIMA3.0 Awards in November, Executive Producer/Director Soweto Choir, Beverly Bryer, stated: “Soweto Choir is honoured to have been nominated at the AFRIMA in 2015 and to perform at the AFRIMA 2016; we look forward to returning to Lagos for this exciting event”.

Other nominees billed to attend or perform at the awards ceremony on November 6 and the AFRIMA Music Village on Friday November 4, 2016 respectively include the Afrobeat crown prince and four-time Grammy Award nominee, Femi Kuti (Nigeria) and Manu Dibango (Cameroon), whose song “Soul Makossa” has influenced several popular music hits, including Michael Jackson‘s “Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin'”, as well as his re-recording of that song with Akon, the Fugees’ “Cowboys”, and Rihanna‘s “Don’t Stop the Music” and comedian Eddie Murphy in his 1982 parody song “Boogie in your butt".

AFRIMA 2016 nominees with six nominations, Eddy Kenzo (Uganda) will be in attendance with other top nominees from Eastern Africa including; Alikiba, Diamond Platnumz, Bebe Cool, Victoria Kimani, Jose Chamelone, Vanessa Mdee, Cindy Sanyu, Caniel Lubwama Kigozi, Evelyn Wanjiru, Irene Ntale, Kuseim, Navio, Papa Dennis and Rigan Sarkozi, Zina Daoudia, Ziza Bafana, While Northern Africa nominees include; DJ Van, Ayman Alatar, Ahmed Soultan, Sarah Ayoub, Zina Daoudia, Sarah Ayoub.

Nominees from West Africa include D’banj, VVIP, Flavour, Tiwa Savage, Sakordie, Kiss Daniel. Aramide, Brymo, Clarence Peters, Dark Suburb, Phyno, Brymo, Wiyaala, Tekno, Fortune Dane, Mabiisi, Mex, Niniola, Nuru, Okyeame Kwame, Iyanya, Pascal Aka, Ric Hassani, Seyi Shay, Simi, Tjan, Ycee, Zeynab, Kiff No Beat, H Magnum.

Other confirming attendance from Southern Africa; Anatii, Cassper Nyovest, AKA, M’vula, Black Coffee, CiCi Bala, Dizu Plaatjies, Lizha James, Moreira Chonguica, Sally Boss Madam, Zani challe, Bruna Titiana, Kunle Ayo, with Central Africa region include,  Bruna Tatiana, Bruna Tatiana, Daphne, Franko, Icha Kavons, Jizzle, M” vula, Montess, Naomi Achu, Stanley Enow, Stypak Samo, Syssi Mananga, T smallz, Wax Dey among others.

The 2016 AFRIMA Awards will be broadcast live at 1930hr WAT to over 84 countries on 109 television stations across the world with the support of AFRIMA media partners in Lagos, Nigeria on Sunday November 6 with red carpet starting at 1630hr WAT

Do you ever witness news or have a story that should be featured on Pulse Ghana?
Submit your stories, pictures and videos to us now via WhatsApp: +233507713497, Social Media @pulseghana: #PulseEyewitness & DM or Email: eyewitness@pulse.com.gh.

Recommended Articles

Recommended Videos




Top Articles

1 New Music King Promise - CCTV feat. Mugeez & Sarkodie (Prod. by KillBeatz)bullet
2 Songs of the month Top 10 Ghanaian songs of January 2018bullet
3 Songs of the month 10 hottest Ghanaian songs of March 2018bullet
4 The Reign! 10 best Ebony Reigns songs of all timebullet
5 Songs of the month Top 10 Ghanaian songs of April 2018bullet
6 PSquare Wake me up when the Okoye brothers are back togetherbullet
7 2018 Ghana Music Awards UK Ebony Reigns tops with 7 nods,...bullet
8 Bhim to the World Stonebwoy signed by Universal Music Groupbullet
9 Zylofon Dream Start making cash from your creative works...bullet
10 Fact checking Did Kuami Eugene ‘steal’ Ice Prince's...bullet

Top Videos

1 Music Video Wendy Shay - Uber Driverbullet
2 Video Kwesi Arthur performs Woara at Community 9 Pentecost Churchbullet
3 Trailer Berimah Kusi - Afa feat. Kofi Sarpongbullet
4 Audio Ice Prince - Jujubullet
5 Video Kwesi Arthur - Woara (God Engineering)bullet
6 Video Mr Abodie - Soakodi feat. Kofi Kinaatabullet
7 Music Video C-Zar - Azonto Pandemic feat. Prayebullet
8 Video Strongman - Monster feat. B4Bonahbullet
9 Video Sarkodie talks at Harvard Universitybullet
10 Video Edem - Hurricane feat. Jojo Abot, TeePhlow &...bullet

Music